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CM Manohar Lal Khattar announces free land for setting up gurukuls

CM Manohar Lal Khattar announces free land for setting up gurukuls

CHANDIGARH: To promote ancient gurukul education system in , chief minister on Tuesday announced that the state government would provide land free of cost to those gurukuls, which would provide free education to students. Besides, it would also assist in making all necessary arrangements required to run such gurukuls, including teachers. Khattar was speaking at an event on ‘Relevance of […]

Haryana women’s panel member inspects Fatehabad civil hospital

Haryana women’s panel member inspects Fatehabad civil hospital

FATEHABAD: State Commission for Women (HSCW) member Suman Bedi carried out a surprise inspection of the civil hospital on Tuesday and interacted with patients to get a feedback about the treatment and facilities. She inspected the women’s ward and the child mother care centre in the hospital. She expressed displeasure over lack of cleanliness in the women’s ward and asked […]

SIT arrests dera head aide Gobhi Ram in Sirsa

SIT arrests dera head aide Gobhi Ram in Sirsa

CHANDIGARH: The special investigation team (SIT) probing the violence by the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda in August 2017, on Tuesday arrested Navin Kumar alias Gobhi Ram, a close confidant of rape-convicted dera head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Gobhi is accused of being one of the main conspirators in the violence, triggered after the CBI court convicted the Ram Rahim […]

Cop seeks leave, says lord Shiva wants him to offer jalabhishek in Haridwar

Cop seeks leave, says lord Shiva wants him to offer jalabhishek in Haridwar

ALLAHABAD: Invoking Lord Shiva during the month of Shrawan got a UP Police constable the much-needed leave sanctioned by his superiors. The constable’s leave application, which went viral on social media and has the public in splits, explained that through his dreams Lord Shiva was apparently prompting him to offer ‘jalabhishek’ at Haridwar. The letter reads, “Nivedan is prakar hai […]

Muslim doctor: Religion doesn‘t bar me from worshipping Shiva

Muslim doctor: Religion doesn‘t bar me from worshipping Shiva

ALLAHABAD: Reciting Vedic mantras like ‘ Shiva ‘ and ‘ Bagalmukhi mantra‘ every day early morning and seeing patients at during the day, that has been 59-year-old Muslim doctor Shamshad Ahmad‘s daily routine since the last 15 years. A resident of Rasoolpur locality of the city, Ahmad‘s devotion to Lord Shiva is an example of the , which Allahabad is […]

1 held for duping man of Rs 2.6 lakh

1 held for duping man of Rs 2.6 lakh

ALLAHABAD: A man was arrested for duping a person of Rs 2.64 lakh by securing his bank account details and ATM PIN in Kamlanagar in on Monday. The accused was identified as and he was involved in many other cases of fraud. Police also seized Rs 19,000 cash and a mobile from his possession. As per police reports, Pal had […]

Lodge case against firm for delay in STP work: CM to officials

Lodge case against firm for delay in STP work: CM to officials

ALLAHABAD: Irked over the delay in execution of projects, chief minister ordered to lodge cases against the company engaged in construction of Sewage Treatment Plant at Deenapur and cleaning of Shahi nala. He warned that any laxity at any level in execution of development work would not be tolerated. After attending the renaming function of Mughalsarai station into Pt Deen […]